OAR 851-056-0018
Distributing Drug Samples


Any APRN who has prescription writing authority may receive prepackaged complimentary samples of drugs and distribute these samples to clients.


Drug samples which are controlled substances must be maintained in accordance with OAR 851-056-0026 (Rules Relating to Controlled Substances) and any applicable state and federal requirements.


All sample distribution shall be clearly documented in the patient’s chart and the patient shall be provided with information needed for safe use.


Drug samples distributed by a certified registered nurse anesthetist are limited per ORS 678. 285.

Source: Rule 851-056-0018 — Distributing Drug Samples, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=851-056-0018.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 851-056-0018’s source at or​.us